Lives of the artists: [masterpieces, messes (and what the neighbors thought)]

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Most people can name some famous artists and recognize their best-known works. But what's behind all that painting, drawing, and sculpting? What was Leonardo da Vinci's snack of choice while he painted Mona Lisa’s mysterious smile? Why did Georgia O'Keeffe find bones so appealing? Who called Diego Rivera "Frog-Face"? And what is it about artists that makes both their work and their lives so fascinating—to themselves, to their curious neighbors, and to all of us? This book presents the humor and the tragedy in twenty artists' lives as no biography has done before.
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From Da Vinci to Warhol, each of these 20 artists is respectfully exposed for their idiosyncracies as well as their contributions to the history of art. What they ate, what they wore, who they loved and who their friends were - it's all here.

ARTISTS INCLUDED:

  • Da Vinci
  • Michelangelo
  • Bruegel
  • Anguissola
  • Rembrandt
  • Hokusai
  • Cassatt
  • Van Gogh
  • Kollwitz
  • Matisse
  • Picasso
  • Chagall Duchamp
  • O'Keeffe
  • Johnson
  • Dali
  • Noguchi
  • Rivera & Kahlo
  • Warhol
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subject_facet Artists, Artists -- Biography, Artists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Artists and community, Artists and community -- Juvenile literature, AudioEbooks Hoopla, Downloadable audio, Streaming audio
title_display Lives of the artists : masterpieces, messes (and what the neighbors thought)
title_full Lives of the Artists Masterpieces, Messes (And What the Neighbors Thought), Lives of the artists : [masterpieces, messes (and what the neighbors thought)] / written by Kathleen Krull, Lives of the artists : masterpieces, messes (and what the neighbors thought) / written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
title_short Lives of the artists :
title_sub [masterpieces, messes (and what the neighbors thought)]
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